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Definition of "rakishly" [rak•ish•ly]

  • In a rakish manner. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "rakishly" in a sentence
  • "Over the wide door two little oblong windows, holding four damaged panes, blinked rakishly from a mat of ivy, which spread from the rotting eaves to the shingled roof, where the slim wooden spire bent under the weight of creeper and of innumerable nesting sparrows in spring."
  • "After all, she was only a schoolgirl standing on the sidewalk by Long Island City High with a classmate when the handsome French sailors, their red-pomponed hats rakishly askew, strode by."
  • "Thrust under the molding were photographs of young men and women, and of picnic groups wherein the young men, with hats rakishly on the backs of their heads, encircled the girls with their arms."
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